Are you curious, excited by experimentation and always looking for a better way of doing things?  

Do you want to keep learning and developing whilst getting hands-on, payment-building experience?

Do you want to have the opportunity to be play an important role driving Modulr’s overall quality practices within the team’s technical deliverables?

If so, we would love to hear from you!


We are looking to hire high-energy, and value-adding talent to join Modulr, the fastest growing payments business in the UK and Europe.

About Us

At Modulr our mission is to move money efficiently to power business productivity. We are building a new digital payments service to make money flow more efficiently through businesses and the economy. This is a new type of payments account that is built for businesses that need faster, easier and more reliable ways to move money.

Our flexible platform and innovate approach allows our customers to utilise our payments account instead of a traditional bank account. Our accounts come with a sort code and account number, access to payment systems (eg Faster Payments and Visa) and everything our customers need from a payments account. They can instantly open as many accounts as they need, automate how they make and receive payments as well as the reconciliation processes these create. All in real time, 24/7 through their own systems utilising our API that integrates into any platform.

Our founding team has a wealth of experience in the payments industry and growing successful businesses. Modulr is backed by payments giants PayPal Ventures and FIS Ventures, as well as startup and scale up specialists Blenheim Chalcot, General Atlantic, Frog and Highland Europe which enables us to leverage their resources and expertise to drive our growth initiatives. These partnerships provide us with the necessary provisions to propel our business to new heights.

Modulr values

  • Building the extraordinary and going that extra mile
  • Owning the opportunity, be passionate and proud of the time you invest
  • Move at pace, reach your goals faster with us supporting you each step of the way
  • Achieve it together, working as a team and being Modulite

The Role

Have you ever wanted to be part of an Engineering team that people aspire to work with? Well, this role could be the opportunity to make that happen. We are recruiting a Technical Lead to guide one of our squads on their technical direction, behaviours and practices. This is a hands-on role working with up to 5 other developers, QA , DevOps and PM in our cross-functional teams. 

Technical Leads set the tone for their team, how they will operate efficiently and work with Engineering Manager and Director of Engineering to establish ways of working for their team. They understand where and how to guide their team to deliver efficiently whilst preserving the high-quality standards we have. They encourage collaboration within their team but use their experience to guide the team to get the right outcome. 

Each of our squads has a technical lead who carry out the responsibilities below. Technical Leads are very much involved in their team’s delivery but take on the additional responsibilities of service ownership, mentoring and coaching the team technically. Our strategy is to provide our customers with seamless connectivity into payment schemes both domestically and overseas no matter where they’re based.  


  • Establish a technical vision with the team  
  • Facilitate technical discussions and arbitrate technical decisions  
  • Collaborate and participate with architecture on design principles and implementation plans  
  • Design and uphold technical delivery practices and be the technical voice of your team  
  • Drive Modulr’s overall quality practices within the team’s technical deliverables 
  • Coach and mentor engineers  
  • Coordinate decisions with stakeholders  
  • Contribute code to the Modulr Platform  

Skills and experience: 

  • Java Preferable but object orientated language experience acceptable 
  • REST API Design  
  • Previous technical leadership skills and experience leading teams of up to 5 people 
  • Experience with micro-service architectures, service ownership and performance 
  • Worked in high-growth engineering departments 
  • Influenced and embedded engineering practices and cultures 

About you:

The successful candidate will have a track-record in delivering results in a fast-moving business and hence be comfortable with change and uncertainty. Excellent stakeholder management experience is essential to being successful in this role.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Know how to engage, coach and support a team through individual and collective challenges
  • Can lead with empathy while ensuring both business and individual objectives are met
  • Have an eye for detail and seek quality in everything you do
  • Have excellent organisational skills, enabling you to expertly plan deliveries
  • Equally as comfortable designing solutions before implementing as you are with getting stuck into the code and building something from nothing from a few ideas 
  • Naturally curious, and are able to demonstrate learning technologies which are still in their infancy and understanding where best to use them in your applications
  • Comfortable delegating when necessary, taking into consideration the skill set and experience levels of your engineers

What can Modulr offer you

You’ll be part of a cross disciplinary team(s), some might be in Edinburgh, London, or Amsterdam. We are friendly and sociable, challenging but rewarding. We want you to push yourself and for us to support you in your future as we scale up and grow. Our culture and values are putting you first and are about investing in your future.

  • Share Options Incentive Scheme
  • Company Bonus - the more successful we are together, the more company bonus we offer
  • Enhanced Pension
  • Flexible benefits - £1000 to spend on a variety of benefits for you to choose from which suit your lifestyle and needs
  • Perkbox - enjoy freebies and discounts on many other products and services
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays) + your birthday off - choose which days you take off to relax and/or spend time with loved ones
  • Learning Opportunities – on joining Modulr you will embark on our 3-day onboarding programme to be equipped with the Modulr know-how and arm you with the tools you need to be successful from day 1! But, we don’t want your learning to stop there so we will continue to provide you with the tools and capabilities through our learning channels and platforms to allow you to grow and develop in Modulr.
  • Modulr hands-on - join your colleagues for our company wide events throughout the year.
  • Great workspace - Modulr thrives on innovation which is best done through in-person collaboration. This approach enables us to work together closely, exchange ideas, and create innovative solutions that drive our success. We have state of the art offices located in WeWork in Edinburgh, ScaleSpace in London, and WeWork in Amsterdam.


We believe that by seeing Modulr, and the world, from all sorts of angles, we can make life better for all.​ We want you to know that the things that make you, you — like your identity, age, ability, and background — are things that we will always celebrate and support with open arms.  As such, we are keen to maximise the diversity of our workforce and actively encourage applications from anyone and everyone.



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